|Reviews for Everything You Know I Haven't Got|
| Arhie chapter 4 . 2/19
Love John's last line.
| Guest chapter 5 . 2/12
Allies my ass
| Guest chapter 3 . 12/15/2013
Loved the Emma Peel reference. I'm old enough to remember seeing Diana Rigg in the original Avengers series.
| librarywitch chapter 5 . 9/12/2013
Another fantastic tale. I just have one problem. No more Sherlock stories by you. I will wait in eager anticipation for any that you would care to share with us. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us.
| anemix chapter 5 . 5/20/2013
I really like how you incorporated character development and action. The story is engaging with just the right amount of emotion. The Sherlock in the epilogue tied it up well.
| Cockapoo chapter 3 . 5/13/2013
I really hate how much Mycroft reminds me of Sherlock. And how brutally Lestrade was treated. He doesn't deserve this. But the story is wonderfully done! I've been so terrified for him these past chapters I couldn't even stop to review, so I thought I should do that now. Great story!
| HonorAndLoyalty chapter 5 . 5/11/2013
Just fantastic. I really like your characterizations of all involved. Thank you :)
| hjohn302 chapter 5 . 4/16/2013
Gah! I just got the chance to read this (to be honest, I was waiting for all the chapters to upload, as after reading the first half of the first chapter a while ago, I knew I wasn't going to be able to handle waiting between the chapters.
This is amazing! Wow! I love seeing Mycroft doing leg work, and John dropping all animosity toward him to help Greg.
I hate to think what both their reactions will be to Sherlock's return... gulp... I don't know if Mycroft will ever recover. :)
| Riya Morut chapter 5 . 4/14/2013
Wonderful ending. I hoped Sherlock would crop up somewhere. And bringing in Sebastian Moran... do I sense a sequel?
Thanks for posting this; in our long-suffering wait for Season 3, we'll take anything we can get, and this was exceptional. Many kudos to you!
| Riya Morut chapter 4 . 4/14/2013
Glad to know Greg is alive and John will have some purpose for a while. And the parting shot, "Otherwise, you can just phone me. On my phone."... I'm reminded so much of "A Study in Pink":
"He does love to be dramatic."
"Well thank God you're above all that."
And that shrug, the "It's been done" response to the idea of faking Greg's death... yes, I'm suspecting Mycroft as being complicit in Sherlock's disappearance. On to the next chapter to see if you'll confirm my ideas...
| Riya Morut chapter 3 . 4/14/2013
No, poor Greg! At least he's alive.
I assume the relationship between Mycroft and Greg is meant to remind us of John and Sherlock, as evidenced by, "A wave of affection washed over John. In its wake came a scalding sense of yearning for something he'd known and treasured. And lost." At this point it's not clear to me if Mycroft knows his brother is alive, so I'll be watching for that.
Good chapter, which will promptly be added to my headcannon. Kudos!
| Riya Morut chapter 2 . 4/14/2013
"If you're running low on minions, pop off to the shop. Buy more. Whatever this is, my answer's no." So typical of John! I could just picture the expression on his face at finding Mycroft at the door.
I hadn't thought of the implications of Sherlock's death for anyone but John until a few weeks ago. I don't know why it never occurred to me that Lestrade would be taken down in "The Fall" as well, but I suppose I was so caught up in angst!John's world that it took a while for anyone else to have a look in. I'll be curious to see how Moffat and Gatiss pull that off. By all legal rights, Lestrade could be kicked off the force.
You've got me so concerned for Lestrade, but surely you won't kill him...
| Gyreflight chapter 5 . 4/13/2013
I’m fond of Lestrade, and Mycroft is always fascinating (although his scale tends to run more between enigmatic and terrifying). I wouldn’t have thought of writing them together like this, but it works surprisingly well.
Watching them here, Mycroft with almost everything hidden behind a mask of actions untaken and thoughts unspoken, and Lestrade all honesty, stubbornness and unwillingness to be intimidated - forthrightness and finesse, as you put it so aptly – somehow it just works. Neither Holmes is at all normal, and though one may be quickness and spikes, and the other patience and scales, either one can perhaps be surprised into caring about someone who is willing to take them as they are.
I liked John in this too, and the fact that Mycroft invited him in when he didn’t have to is suggestive of a more human choice than manipulative calculation (though that’s there too, since the final upshot of the situation is both Greg and John safely within Mycroft’s circle of protection).
And: "I think more of you, actually." Yes, that rather sums it up for me too.
| Karakehribar chapter 5 . 4/2/2013
Wow. Great characterizations, tons of suspense, & really well written! I wandered into your writings off of someone's favorites list, was impressed with the first one I read, and am really enjoying catching up on reading all of your Sherlock stories.
| AnyaMaia chapter 5 . 3/19/2013
This was amazing! Just the right amount of action, suspense and drama throughout. A perfect explanation of Mycroft and Gregs relationship and how the man behind the government percieves two of the most important people in Sherlocks life.
I love your descriptions of Mycroft, in particular, here - 'Mycroft Holmes continued to loom there like a particularly grim example of civic sculpture' - and here - 'the elder Holmes lurked by the wall like a disconcertingly benevolent gargoyle, hands folded before him and anchored on the handle of his umbrella'. Brilliant!
Towards the end I was wondering whether or not Sherlock would make an appearance... and you didn't disappoint... all I can say is I'm glad I'm not on the recieving end of that message!
Absolutely loved it :)